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Spanish royals hold annual summer photo session

Members of the Spanish Royal Family have held their annual summer photo session in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. King Felipe and Queen Letizia posed for the press alongside their two daughters, Leonor, Princess of Asturias (12) and Infanta Sofía (11) at the Royal Palace of Almudaina Palace on Sunday, 29 July instead of the traditional Marivent Palace. Embed from Getty Images Palma de Mallorca is…
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Spain's Princess Leonor unrecognisable on first coin

Spain’s Leonor, Princess of Asturias is unrecognisable on her first coin that has been issued by the Royal Mint of Spain for the 1300 Anniversary of the Kingdom of Asturias. The coin is also in celebration of Spain’s first proclamation of the Picos de Europa as…
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King Felipe inaugurates 5th edition of World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies

King Felipe of Spain this week attended the opening ceremonies for the fifth meeting of the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies 2018 (WOCMES). Organised by the Three Cultures of the Mediterranean Foundation, the conference is taking place from 16 to 20 July in Seville and provides a forum for presentation, debate and sharing of the latest information and studies on the Middle East. Covering…
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King Felipe visits Queen Sofía National Art Centre Museum with President Barack Obama

His Majesty King Felipe of Spain and former United States President Barack Obama visited the Queen Sofía National Art Centre Museum on Saturday, 7 July in Madrid. Casa Real dubbed the trip a “private visit.” The King received President Obama at the Nouvel Gate upon the latter’s arrival. Obama, who is in town to attend the International Summit on Technological Innovation and…
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Iñaki Urdangarin begins prison sentence

Spain’s Iñaki Urdangarin, the brother-in-law of King Felipe and husband to Infanta Cristina, has begun his five year and ten-month prison sentence. He signed himself in to Brieva jail in Avila – a town northwest of Madrid. He had been given a five-day deadline to report to the prison of his choosing. It was just a week ago that Spain’s Supreme Court upheld the prison sentence…
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